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10 Good Looking Female Baristas In Singapore – Hey Gorgeous!

This is a post to celebrate International Coffee Day, and to provide a special mention to the female baristas in Singapore. It started from friends’ request to feature some good-looking baristas in Singapore. I started to ask for nominees on instagram, and recommendations and mails came flying in. (We had quite many, sorry if we […]

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BoBo Fishballs – The Fishball Makers Share Their 5 Ways To Success

My mum’s a Teochew and that meant lots of fishball soups during dinner while growing up. Our consumption supply came from two main sources – Tiong Bahru market, or the packaged ones from the supermarkets. The balls were either from BoBo or Dodo. BoBo also reminded us of Zoe Tay (for those who grew up […]

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Eighteen Chefs – Meet The Ex-Convict Who Provides Jobs, Hope and Life

“I have been in and out prison and rehabilitation centres so many times I cannot keep count!” I was speaking to Benny Se Teo who decided he had enough of prison, and opened the restaurant Eighteen Chefs which has met with success. Benny decided he also want to help other ex-convicts to get a skill, […]

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The Inspiring Paralympics Medalist Laurentia Tan – How She Overcame Eating With Chopsticks

My first correspondences started with Laurentia at a time of credit crunch and recession, when news was all doom and gloom. But the ever cheerful Laurentia stayed very positive and replied jokingly, “Hey, I’m still on cloud nine!” Equestrain rider Laurentia Tan, now 33, has just won a bronze in the Paralympics Grade IA individual […]

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ShareTea – Launching 18 Hot Milk Teas

The bubbletea craze in Singapore seems to have lasted longer that the last one a decade ago, and seems to be staying for quite a while more. The way to stay ahead is really variey and innovation, and therefore Share Tea has launched 18 hot milk teas and will be introducing a new cream series […]

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Wee Nam Kee – Mr Wee Reveals The Secret To Its Chicken Rice Formula

Wee Nam Kee has been known for its Hainanese dishes, especially its flavourful chicken rice and tender chicken meat pieces. Its main store opposite Novena Church has been attracting crowds of supporters, many claim that this is the best Hainanese chicken rice n Singapore. Since 1989, the two generations of Wees have proudly preserve the […]

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The Story of Twelve Cupcakes – A Candid Interview with Jaime Teo

Twelve Cupcakes was founded by Jaime Teo and Daniel Ong – the celebrity couple who met on the set of Mr Kiasu, got married, had a kid, and opened 4 cupcake shops. Their cupcakes had earned very positive reviews from critics, fans and friends, with some saying this is probably the best cupcake found in […]

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Candylicious – A 2nd Candyland at Takashimaya

Everytime I walk into this store, I feel happy. If you are feeling stressed out right now, perhaps candies are the best solution to that problem. And the good news is, Candylicious has opened its highly anticipated second extension at Orchard Road’s Takashimaya. It also means I do not have to go to Resorts World […]

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MOF’s CEO did not have enough to eat Lor Mee

It is hard to imagine when the well-groomed and stylish entrepreneur Lena Sim professed not only was she not born with a silver spoon, she was extremely poor. For those who are unfamiliar, Lena Sim is the owner of the casual Japanese food and dessert chain Ministry of Food (MOF), and Italian restaurant chain LENAS– […]

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Interview with Francesca Scarpa – The Woman behind Da Paolo

My first experience with Da Paolo was a takeaway tiramisu in a plastic container from Gastronomia. That blew me away. So did the crisp cheesy pizzas. You may have wondered where did Da Paolo come from? The Da Paolo group had its beginnings since 1989, opened at Tanjong Pagar during a time when there were […]

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